Posts Tagged ‘billion’

Half a Billion Bees Drop Dead in Brazil Amid Jump in Pesticide Use

Bee apocalypse has unfolded in four of Brazil’s southern states in 1Q19. More than half a billion bees died earlier this year, in a short period, experts are suggesting that pesticides are likely to be blamed, reported Bloomberg. . . . . Around half a billion bees dropped dead in 4 of Brazil’s southern states […]

Cargo ship busted with over a billion dollars worth of cocaine was owned by JP Morgan Chase

(Natural News) JPMorgan Chase, one of the largest banks in the United States, is the owner of a cargo ship found carrying over $1 billion worth of cocaine at a port in Philadelphia recently. More than 20 tons of cocaine were seized from the MSC Gayane, the ship in question. Mainstream media […]

Half A Billion Bees Drop Dead In Brazil Amid Jump In Pesticide Use 

Bee apocalypse has unfolded in four of Brazil’s southern states in 1Q19. More than half a billion bees died earlier this year, in a short period, experts are suggesting that pesticides are likely to be blamed, reported Bloomberg. Most of the dead bees had traces of Fipronil, an insecticide classified by the […]

Russia Sold 85% of US Treasury Securities Last Year –– They Own Over $100 Billion in Gold

Russia’s gold reserves rose to more than $100 billion thanks to rising gold prices and the country’s efforts to boost its bullion holdings. In June alone, Russia added more than 18 tons of the precious metal. June’s gold purchases brought Russia’s gold reserves to a total of 2,208 tons, according to the latest data released […]

Pentagon Launches Investigation Into $10 Billion JEDI Cloud Contract With Amazon

The Pentagon’s Inspector General has launched a probe into key aspects of the DoD’s forthcoming $10 billion JEDI cloud-computing program, and has vowed to “expeditiously” review whether there was any malfeasance in the bid process – including conflicts of interest, according to Bloomberg.  “We are reviewing the DoD’s handing of the JEDI cloud acquisition, including the […]

Bayer Shares Pump-n-Dump On Rumor & Denial Of $8 Billion Roundup Settlement

Bayer shares soared 11% on Friday on reports that Bayer had proposed to pay up to $8 billion to settle more than 18,000 US lawsuits alleging that Roundup – which it inherited during its acquisition of Monsanto – causes cancer. However, Bayer shares soared as much as 11% on the news, though they quickly shed […]

South Korea Officials Laugh at Trump’s Demand for $5 Billion to Keep US Army There

AS THE WORLD TURNS: More and more, Trump is looking like the odd man out, as Kim and Moon get on with the business of peace. Recently, US President Donald Trump made history by becoming the first sitting US President to physically step foot inside of North Korea over the DMZ line. Despite diplomatic progress […]

Gillette CEO After $8 Billion Writedown: A “Price Worth Paying”

Gillette CEO Gary Coombe said the backlash to the company’s infamous ‘toxic masculinity’ ad was a “price worth paying” despite Procter & Gamble taking $8 billion writedown on its Gillette shaving business. As we previously reported, despite performing well in other areas, Procter & Gamble reported a net loss of $5.24 billion thanks to the […]

China’s new Silk Road trade expands to over $600 billion in first half of 2019

They said that the world’s second largest economy, China, is poised to grow strongly in the next two to four decades thanks to the BRI. “Growth is going to continue to come from China for the next 20, 30, maybe 40 years … The greatest growth opportunity in the world is the Belt and Road […]

Procter & Gamble Loses $5 Billion Dollars Following ‘Woke’ Gillette Ad Campaign

Procter & Gamble has reported a net loss of $5.24 billion, prompting speculation as to whether a boycott of the company’s Gillette shaving products after a divisive ‘woke’ ad campaign hit the company’s bottom line. The ad, entitled ‘We Believe’, was released in January. It asked men to “shave their toxic masculinity,” while blaming an […]

Supreme Court Allows Trump to Use $2.5 Billion in Pentagon Funds for Border Wall

Yesterday, the US Supreme Court in favor of the Trump administration to use $2.5 billion in Department of Defense funds for the construction of parts of a border wall along parts of the US southwestern border. Republican lawmakers have argued that open areas along key stretches of the southern border pose a threat to national […]

Chinese Bank With $100 Billion In Assets Is About To Collapse

While the western world (and much of the eastern) has been preoccupied with predicting the consequences of Trump’s accelerating global trade/tech war and whether the Fed will launch QE before or after it sends rates back to zero, Beijing has quietly had its hands full with avoiding a bank run in the aftermath of Baoshang […]

Bank run: Deutsche Bank clients are pulling $1 Billion a day out of troubled institution

   There is a reason James Simons’ RenTec is the world’s best performing hedge fund – it spots trends (even if they are glaringly obvious) well ahead of almost everyone else, and certainly long before the consensus. That’s what happened with Deutsche Bank, when as we reported two weeks ago, the quant fund pulled its […]

Bank Run: Deutsche Bank Clients Are Pulling $1 Billion A Day

There is a reason James Simons’ RenTec is the world’s best performing hedge fund – it spots trends (even if they are glaringly obvious) well ahead of almost everyone else, and certainly long before the consensus. That’s what happened with Deutsche Bank, when as we reported two weeks ago, the quant fund pulled its cash […]

SLAUGHTER STATS: Americans eat 9 billion chickens every year, 100 million pigs and 35 million cows – How many are infected with disease?

(Natural News) More than 96 percent of all animals killed in the United States are used for food. Most of those animals are shot up with hormones and antibiotics while suffering from consuming only genetically modified “feed.” The meat, egg and dairy industries are infested with antibiotic-resistant bacteria and genetically modified virus […]

JPMorgan Ship Seized by US Customs After $1.3 Billion Worth of Cocaine Found on It

US authorities have seized a ship owned by JP Morgan containing $1.3 billion of cocaine on it. A few weeks ago, 18,000 kilos of cocaine was seized from a container ship at a Philadelphia port after having stopped in Colombia, Chile, Peru, Panama and the Bahamas. The Gayane is the world’s second-largest container ship – operated […]

Milk Sales Plummeted By $1.1 Billion In 2018

The Facts: From chemical-ladened sunscreens to bug sprays with DEET, there is plenty to be cautious about before lathering up your kids in the name of protection. Reflect On: What simple changes can you make to protect your family this summer? Summertime should be a carefree time of year as we head out on vacation, […]

US Senate Approves $750 Billion Defense Bill

The Senate on Thursday approved a $750 billion version of the fiscal 2020 National Defense Authorization Act, handing uniformed personnel a 3.1% pay raise, streamlining software acquisition and bringing greater accountability to the long-backlogged security clearance process. Senators of both parties, and a key contractors group applauded the bill, which passed by a vote of 86-8. […]

U.S. Costal Communities Face More Than $400 Billion In Seawall Costs By 2040

U.S. Costal Communities Face More Than $400 Billion In Seawall Costs By 2040 Above Photo: Ayakajay/Flickr Report includes first-ever cost estimates for sea-level rise adaptation and rankings by coastal cities, counties, states, and congressional districts in the contiguous U.S.  20 June 2019– Coastal communities in the contiguous U.S. face more than $400 billion in costs over […]

Pentagon Has Emitted Over a Billion Metric Tons of Greenhouse Gases in Its War on Terror

Shadowproof — The United States military has emitted over a billion metric tons of greenhouse gases since the beginning of the global war on terrorism in 2001, according to a report from Brown University’s “Costs of War” project. It is equivalent to the annual emissions of 257 million passenger cars, “more than double the current […]

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